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Navigating the Holidays with COVID-19, Asthma and Allergies

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The holiday season means family gatherings and celebration of good tidings. In 2020, many holiday get-togethers were put on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Will the availability of COVID-19 vaccines — and more general awareness and precautions in place — help improve the 2021 holiday season? Read More >>

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We Have Exciting News! Our Talbott Office is Moving

We are relocating to a beautiful new location in Jefferson City, TN. Wednesday, December 1st, we’ll begin caring for patients at 120 Hospital Drive, Suite G50, Jefferson City, TN 37760. The last day to care for patients at our current location at 6890 W. Andrew Johnson Hwy in Talbott, TN is Wednesday, November 24th. We […]

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How to Stay Safe During Halloween During COVID-19

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Your child is no doubt eager to scare up a frightful Halloween costume and go trick-or-treating. Unfortunately, Halloween can be hazardous for children – and grown-ups, too – who are at risk for asthma flares or anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction. COVID-19 is also a risk to which children and parents must prepare. Here are […]

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Penicillin Allergy FAQ

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It’s Penicillin Allergy Awareness week and we want you to know all of the facts about Penicillin Allergies. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology have answered a list of FAQs that could help you or a loved one. Read More >>

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Penicillin Allergy – What Do You Need To Know?

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Penicillins are widely used antibiotics that have important roles in treating bacterial infections. The label of penicillin allergy is commonly attached in childhood where common childhood infections may themselves contribute to or be confused with allergy. In addition, even in those with true allergy, over 90% will lose this tendency over a 10 year period. […]

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Drug Allergy Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, & Management

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Adverse reactions to medications are common, yet everyone responds differently. One person may develop a rash or other reactions when taking a certain medication, while another person on the same drug may have no adverse reaction at all…. Read More >>

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Is It Fall Allergies or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference

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Your eyes itch and water and your throat feels scratchy. Your nose is runny, your head feels completely stuffed up, and your face hurts from the pressure. And you want to carry a box of tissues everywhere you go… Read More >>

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Keeping Classrooms Safe for Kids With Asthma, Allergies

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Parents of kids with asthma and allergies should prepare a plan to keep them safe as schools reopen, the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) says…. Read More >>

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When Grass Allergy Attacks: From Symptoms to Managing

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Grass allergy is one of the most common pollen allergies. In the central and northern United States and Canada, grass generally pollinates in May, June and July. Farther south, the pollen starts filling the air a couple of months earlier. If the Kleenex box is your constant companion when grass season hits, chances are, you […]

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This Summer, Camps Need to Protect Kids From COVID-19, and Allergy and Asthma Triggers

If last summer you had to forgo summer camp for your child with allergies or asthma due to COVID-19 restrictions, know that the CDC just released guidelines to help protect campers from COVID-19. But what about keeping your child safe from allergy and asthma triggers?… Read More >>

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